Comment 8V Re: Mainframe / thin client model?


Corporate World excited about desktops in the cloud


Mainframe / thin client model? (Score: 5, Insightful)

by on 2014-03-03 01:13 (#8T)

Did someone who was born in 1990 come up with this idea? Every so often somebody discovers this "new" idea.

Re: Mainframe / thin client model? (Score: 5, Informative)

by on 2014-03-03 05:34 (#8V)

Here is a cool article (from 1968!) describing this what-is-old-is-new-again phenomenon and how it relates to display processors.

It's more relevant for the current X Window / Wayland efforts than full desktop virtualization, but it always gives me a chuckle how such things never seem to change.


Time Reason Points Voter
2014-03-03 17:02 Informative +1
2014-03-04 06:18 Interesting +1
2014-03-03 07:11 Underrated +1
2014-03-04 12:20 Informative +1

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